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Photography and Golden eagle festivals 12 days fixed tour

Day 1 - 27th of September, 2020

Arrive Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, welcomed by Travel to Mongolia’s staff at UB airport. Drive to Hotel. After the lunch at restaurant, we will see Natural museum. In the evening we will visit Mongolian last king Bogdkhaans palace. Drive back to Hotel after the dinner.

 

Include that day:

• Launch, Dinner 

• H9 Hotel /4 star/

• Pick up airport

• Museums

 

Day 2 - 28th of September, 2020

Fly from UB to Olgii. Arrive in Olgii. That day you will see local museum, visit souvenir shops. Same day start driving to Altay village where a famous eagle hunter lives, you will be welcomed in his wooden house. Have a welcome party, prepare sheep for you and nomadic neighbors. Everyone will have a bes parmak (five fingers) big dinner. Overnight in his house.

Driving to Altay village 120 km from Olgii

 

Include that day:

• Breakfast, Launch, Dinner

• Home stay /Stay at Eagle hunter’s family/

• Van 4x4

• English speaking guide

 

Day 3 - 29th of September, 2020

Training session on this day in the morning, how to ride a horse with a golden eagle on your arms to be ready to hunt wild animals (such as fox, rabbit, pallas cat etc.) on the Altay mountains. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Altay mountains with golden eagle. You will have a lot of information and experience exchanges with them.

 

Include that day:

• Breakfast, Launch, Dinner

• Home stay /Stay at Eagle hunter’s family/

• Horse riding /2 hours/

• English speaking guide

 

Day 4 - 30th of September, 2020

You will be doing a REAL HUNTING WITH GOLDEN EAGLES along with other eagle hunters accompanying with you. In the afternoon, ride on camels and have fun.  Overnight at the same family. Have good bye party at his house.

• Breakfast, Launch, Dinner

• Home stay /Stay at Eagle hunter’s family/

• Horse riding /2 hours/

• English speaking guide

 

 Day 5 - 1st of October, 2020

Drive to Olgii, on the way back, you will stop by a Uriankhai (Uriankhai is a small Mongolian ethnic minority) throat singer to listen to his throat singing. Arrive in Olgii.

 

Include that day:

• Breakfast, Launch, Dinner

• Guest house

• Van 4x4

• English speaking guide 

 

Day 6 - 2nd of October, 2020

Olgii city tour: You will visit local museum, local black market, Nairamdal tolgoi /Friendship monument hill/ and souvenir shops. Leisure day in Olgii city.

 

Include that day:

• Breakfast, Launch, Dinner

• Guest house

• Van 4x4

• English speaking guide 

 

Day 7 - 3rd of October, 2020

Start attending the Eagle Festival 

• Registration and credential of Eagle Hunters

• Opening ceremony of Annual Golden Eagle Festival

• Competition of best Kazakh costume, eagle and horse harness

• Horse race

• Competition of how eagles adapted to hanters

• "Tenge Ily" competition (Traditional coin grabbing game while ride a horse)

• Urainhai archery competition

• Competition of the best Kazakh costume of couples

• Folk concert in local theatre at Ulgii town

 

Include that day:

• Breakfast, Launch, Dinner

• Guest house

• Van 4x4

• English speaking guide

 

Day 8 - 4th of October, 2020

Attend the eagle festival

• Competition of how eagles adapted to hunters "Shyrga tartu"(eagles will be qualified how fast and smoothly catch a lure that made of rabbit or fox skin)

• Camel race

• "Khyz khuar" game show (Traditional horse back riding fan game for youth, boys whipped by girls if they reached by them)

• Continuation game

• "Kukhbar" competition (Traditional horse back riding game fight over for goat skin)

• Award ceremony for winners of festival

• Closing ceremony

 

Include that day:

• Breakfast, Launch, Dinner

• Guest house

• Van 4x4

• English speaking guide

 

Day 9 - 5th of October, 2020

Early morning you will start driving towards Altay Tavan bogd National park/180km from Olgii/ where many Kazakh nomads spend their autumn. Experience differences of nomadic lifestyle. On your way you will stop to see Deer Stones.

 

Include that day:

• Breakfast, Launch, Dinner

• Home stay /Nomadic family/

• Van 4x4

• English speaking guide

 

Day 10 - 6th of October, 2020

Today you will do half day of Driving /3 hours/ and reach 20KM Potaniin glacier which is biggest glacier in Mongolia. After lunch come back at your camp there.

 

Include that day:

• Breakfast, Launch, Dinner

• Home stay /Nomadic family/

• Van 4x4

• English speaking guide

 

Day 11 - 7th of October, 2020

Drive back to Olgii. 4 hour driving to Olgii/180km/ and on your way you can take wild natures scene’s photography.

 

Include that day:

• Breakfast, Launch, Dinner

• Guest house

• Van 4x4

• English speaking guide

 

Day 12 - 8th of October, 2020

Fly to Ulaanbaatar

 

Include that day:

• Breakfast, Launch, Dinner

• H9 Hotel /4 stars/

• Pick up airport 

 

As well next day departure Mongolia and our driver and guide take you to airport

 

 

Number of days: 12
Start Date: Sep 27, 2020
End Date: Oct 8, 2020
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: international flight, train and domestic flight tickets
What to bring: Backpack, Head lamp or flashlight, Spare batteries for cameras, Medications if they needed, Hiking boots or shoes, Rainproof jacket, Wool jumper, Cotton T-shirt, Long sleeve shirts, Trousers, Shorts, Socks, Sandals, Warm hat, Sun hat, Sunglasses, Sun block cream
Transport: Minivan
Start in (City): Ulaanbaatar
End in (City): Ulaanbaatar
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.